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Old 05-25-14, 06:33 PM
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What is this?

Does anyone know exactly what this is? I kind of know what it is, but I'm not sure what it's function is. Or how it exactly it works.

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Old 05-25-14, 06:39 PM
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Looks like your pex manifold that distributes the water evenly to each line.
 
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Old 05-25-14, 06:48 PM
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Still not quite sure how it works though. It looks like you have hot coming in or going out of the left side. And cold either coming or going from the right side, but only one main line coming in. And the thing on the top is only a loop. I just don't understand why you would need something like this.

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Old 05-25-14, 06:55 PM
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It looks like the cold water comes in the bottom. Could those white lines at the top be a loop to the water heater ?

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Old 05-25-14, 07:21 PM
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The line at the bottom is the line that goes to the tankless water heater. The line at the top doesn't go anywhere. It just comes out loops around and goes back in.

As it turns out this is a house we were considering buying, because it's not completed and the guy apparently ran out of money to finish the job. The bones of the house are there, but the workman ship is atrocious...from the roof to the basement. Most of the windows, all the trimwork and a lot of the tilework has to be ripped out and re-done.
So it wouldn't surprise me if this thing is installed in a ship shod fashion as well. I'd send some more pics just for a few laughs, but I just deleted them from my camera, because we wont be putting in an offer on this house. It would take I estimate around $70,000 just to rectify everything.

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